Deputy Professorship (W 2) (f/m/d) for the Subject Tourism Management (ref. CTM 03)

Bremerhaven University of Applied Sciences

Deputy Professorship (W 2) (f/m/d) for the Subject Tourism Management (ref. CTM 03)

Bremerhaven University of Applied Sciences

Bremerhaven, Germany

The Bremerhaven University of Applied Sciences is a state-run university of applied sciences, serving a total of approximately 3,000 students. Our architecturally-distinctive campus is located at the mouth of the Weser at the North Sea and reflects the maritime character and tradition of our institution. The university's maritime-orientation, and its 23 bachelor and master programs in the fields of technology, management and information systems, underline our identity as being the "seaside university". Closely integrated with the regional economy and with a recognised reputation for innovative learning and teaching, the Bremerhaven University of Applied Sciences considers the appointment of qualified and dedicated teaching staff as a key factor fuelling our positive development and growth. At the earliest possible date, the Faculty Department 2 (Management and Information Systems) seeks a Deputy Professorship limited until the 14.02.2026 available as soon as possible and qualified for:

Deputy Professorship (W 2) (f/m/d) for the subject Tourism Management (ref. CTM 03)

We are looking for a highly-qualified person (f/m/d) capable of teaching and researching in the areas of business and tourism (especially tourism management and business, cruise management) in English, as well as German, in the Bachelor Degree Programme "Cruise Tourism Management (Seetouristik)". You have in-depth specialist knowledge and proven experience in the areas of general business administration and process and operations management in tourism, preferably in sea tourism, which you have acquired in a responsible position in the tourism industry or in related professional fields. An engagement in the further development of the course offer "Cruise Tourism Management" in cooperation with the tourism industry is desired.

Lecturing includes supervising student projects, theses, internships and semester- abroad phases. Moreover, successful candidates are expected to participate in the activities of the university's self-governing bodies, whilst demonstrating a continuous commitment to: the continuity and improvement of our teaching and student-support services, the maintenance and development of national and international, professional and academic, networks, as well as the acquisition of external /third-party funding.

Appointment Requirements:

Apart from meeting the general and formal conditions for appointment as a civil-servant, the following is required:

  • a degree in business administration with a focus on tourism management, or a related subject area;
  • a proven ability to undertake scientific work, which is usually demonstrated by the completion of a doctoral degree;
  • exceptional achievements in the application, or development, of scientific knowledge and methods in a corresponding professional context, amounting to at least five years of experience; of which a minimum of three years must be outside the field of higher education;
  • an affinity for teaching and pedagogical ability;
  • at least one year of teaching experience at a university (possibly as a lecturer);
  • a readiness for further education in university-level didactical methods and approaches.

Excellent written and spoken English, as well as the ability and willingness to offer courses in the English language are required.

A relocation of primary residence to the university's location or anywhere within the region of the federal state of Bremen is encouraged and expected.

In line with the university's mission statement, we seek candidates who are committed to gender equality and diversity. If you also have experience abroad, scientific curiosity, initiative, exceptional social skills and enjoy working with young people, we look forward to receiving your application.

The university aims to reduce the under-representation of women in academia and therefore we specifically encourage women to apply. In the case of equal qualification for the position and in the absence of any other outweighing factors, female candidates will be given preference. Severely-disabled applicants are given preferential consideration in the event of equal qualification. We also explicitly welcome applications from candidates with a migration background.

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Anna Wulf (awulf@hs-bremerhaven.de).

Applications with the accompanying documentation must be sent in writing to the Rector of the University of Applied Sciences Bremerhaven by May 06, 2021 at the latest, under the above-mentioned reference (CTM 03).

Der Rektor der Hochschule Bremerhaven
An der Karlstadt 8
27568 Bremerhaven

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